Descent Of The Buddha Amitabha And The Bodhisattvas Avalokitesvara And Mahâsthâmaprâpta (Amida Sanzon Raigô)
embroidery only © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.169.5
Title
Descent of the Buddha Amitabha and the Bodhisattvas Avalokitesvara and Mahâsthâmaprâpta (Amida sanzon raigô)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Amida sanzon raigô zu: Amida Nyorai (Amitâbha), Kannon Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara), Seishi Bosatsu (Mahâsthâmaprâpta)
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
Nambokuchô period, 14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Nambokuchō period, 1333-1392
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Embroidery cut down from a hanging-scroll mounting and framed: dyed silk satin-stitch embroidery on painted silk ground
Dimensions
73.4 x 27.6 cm (28 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Frame: 151.8 x 50.2 cm (59 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Walter C. Sedgwick and partial purchase through the Philip Hofer Fund for the Purchase of Asian Art
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.169.5
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Fo32Q: 2740 Buddhist II, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/02/2016 - 11/15/2016

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